H.P. Bloomer IV

214-236-0003 / h.p.bloomer@gmail.com

 

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EDUCATION

2011 – Masters of Fine Arts, Ceramics, University of North Texas, Denton TX

2007 – Bachelors of Fine Arts, Ceramics, University of North Texas, Denton TX

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017 - Adjunct Faculty, Mendocino College, Ukiah CA

2014 - 2016 - Instructor, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe NM

2013 - 2014 - Instructor, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2011 - 2014 - Adjunct Faculty, Ceramics, Colorado Mountain College, Aspen & Rifle CO

2011 - 2013 - Instructor, The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

2012 – Instructor, Arts Choices, Ceramics, Aspen Community School, Woody Creek CO

2011 – Instructor of Record, Ceramics & 3D Design, University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design, Denton TX

2010 - 2011Teaching Assistant, 2D & 3D Design Foundations, University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts & Design, Denton TX

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 - 2016 - Studio Director, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe NM

2013 - 2014 - Preparator, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2012 - 2014 - Preparator, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen CO

2012 - 2013 - Studio Technician, Colorado Mountain College, Aspen & Rifle CO

2012 - 2013 - Artist & Preparator, ArtStream: Mobile Gallery, Aspen CO

2011 - 2013 - Studio Technician & Preparator, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

2010 - 2011 - President, University of North Texas Clay Guild, Denton TX

2008 - 2010 - Public Relations Officer, University of North Texas Clay Guild, Denton TX

 

RESIDENCIES

2016 - Present - Cobb Mountain Arts & Ecology Project, Cobb CA

2013 - 2014 – Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2011 - 2013 – The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

 

WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

2017 - Demonstrator & Guest Lecturer, College of the Redwoods, Eurika, CA

2017 - Demonstrator, Guest Lecturer, & Panelist,  California State College Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

2016 - Visiting Artist & Demonstrator, Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA

2014 - Visiting Artist & Demonstrator, Collin County College, Plano TX

2014 - Visiting Artist & Guest Lecturer, Clemson University, Clemson SC

2014 - Visiting Artist & Demonstrator, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green KY

2014 - Visiting Artist & Guest Lecturer, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN

2013 - Guest Speaker, Surface Design Workshop for Pottery Master Class, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2011 - Visiting Artist & Demonstrator, Mesa State College, Grand Junction CO

 

AWARDS

2010 – Texas Arts & Crafts Scholarship

2008 – Toulouse Graduate School Masters & Doctoral Fellowship

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 - Vessels, Willits Center for the Arts, Willits CA

2013 – 2nd Year Resident Exhibition, The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

2012 – 1st Year Resident Exhibition, The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

2011 – New Traditionalism, (MFA Exhibition) Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX

2007 – 32 Wood Fired Pieces, (BFA Exhibition), Art Six, Denton TX

2002 – Untitled Show, The Brick House, Denton TX

 

JURIED & INVITATIONAL SHOWS

2017

Yunomi Invitational (invitational), AKAR, Iowa City IA

Featured Artist, Lillstreet Gallery, NCECA Expo Hall, Portland OR

Reminisce: 50 Years of Art at Colorado Mountain College, Colorado Mountain College, Aspen CO

Pairings (Invitational), The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

#MUGSHOTMONDAY, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago IL

Mutual Makers, Colorado Mountain College, Aspen CO

2016

30x5 (Invitational), Clay AKAR, Iowa City IA

Irons in the Fire, Juror: Justin Rothshank, Companion Gallery, Humbolt TN

ClayScope (inviational), KG&VO Gallery, Santa Fe NM

Yunomi Invitational (invitational), AKAR, Iowa City IA

Edible Santa Fe (invitational), SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM

Art & Stroll: Celebrating Creativity and Cuisine, Valle Encantado Farm, Albuquerque, NM

Selections from 25 years of the Arrowmont AIR Program (Invitational), NCECA, Kansas City, KS

Featured Artist, Lillstreet Gallery, NCECA Expo Hall, Kansas City MO

Our Collection, The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

Cup-ling (online exhibition), Cfile, Cfile.org

Pairings (Invitational), The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

Santa Fe Clay Presents: La Mesa (invitational), NCECA, Kansas City KS

2015           

Holiday Invitational, (invitational), The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale Co

Cups: Hundreds of Cups! (invitational), Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe NM

Bloomer/Doinguez/Goodman (invitational),  Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe NM

History in the Making (invitational), The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

Santa Fe Clay Presents: La Mesa (invitational), NCECA, Providence RI

Pairings (invitational), The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

 

2014            

Top Shelf, (invitational) M.T. Burton Gallery, Surf City NJ

          Pairings, (invitational) The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

          Five Lines: 2013-14 A.I.R. Show, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

Emerged: After the Residency, (invitational) Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago IL

On The Horizon, (invitational) St. Petersburg Clay Co, St. Petersburg, FL

Hand in Hand, (invitational) Colorado Mountain College, Aspen CO

Nourishment, (invitational) The Aspen Chapel Gallery, Aspen CO

 

2013            

The Cup: an Interpreted Object, The Local Gallery, Goshen, IN

           Faculty Exhibition, Colorado Mountain College, Aspen CO

           Holiday Invitational, (invitational) The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

           Residents Summer Exhibition, Loggea Gallery, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg TN

           Americas Clay Fest, The Art League of Lincoln, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville CA

           Pairings, (invitational) The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

           100 Teapots, Juror: Jeff Oestreich, Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore MD

 

2012           

Holiday Invitational, (invitational) The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

IN/AROUND, (invitational) Aspen Chapel, Aspen CO

Three Cups, (invitational) Durango Art Center, Durango CO

Barrett Clay Works 4th Annual Cup Show, Barrett Clay Works, Poughkeepsie NY

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences Annual Summer Exhibition, (invitational) LBIF, Loveladies NJ

Faculty Exhibition, Colorado Mountain College, Aspen CO

C.C.A.H. Valley Visual, Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities, Carbondale CO

Faculty Exhibition, Colorado Mountain College, Rifle CO

 

2011           

Holiday Invitational, (invitational) The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

Winterfest 2011, (invitational) Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore MD

From the Ground Up XV, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces NM

Artist in Residence Introduction Show, The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

Atmospheric Fired, The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

Jersey Shore Clay National, M.T. Burton Gallery, Surf City NJ

Beyond the Border, (invitational) University of Mexico Art Gallery, Toluca Mexico

UNT Ceramics: Then & Now, Boulder Mountain Gallery, Ketchum ID

UNT Ceramics: Then & Now, College of the Redwoods, Eureka CA

UNT Ceramics: Then & Now, Southwestern Community College, Chula Vista CA

Pairings, The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

Beyond the Brickyard, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena MT

 

2010            

Un-Wedged, Pottery Northwest, Seattle WA

9 Bodies at 18 Hands, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston TX

(de)Stilled, Cora Stafford, University of North Texas, Denton TX

University of North Texas Graduate Exhibit, University of North Texas, Denton TX

 

2009            

Texas Heat: University of North Texas Graduate Ceramics, St. Petersburg Clay, St. Petersburg FL

UNT Clay Guild Exhibition, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX

 

2008           

Crossroads: Ceramics Exchange, Wichita State University, Wichita KS

UNT Clay Guild Exhibition, Union Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX

Beyond the Vessel: A South Texas Ceramic Showdown, South Texas College Pecan Campus Library, McAllen TX

Voertmans Annual Student Art Competition, University of North Texas, Denton TX

 

2007            

UNT Undergraduate Ceramics, Lightwell Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton TX

2001            

Voertmans Annual Student Art Competition, University of North Texas, Denton TX

 

PUBLICATIONS

2015 - Studio Potter, Summer/Fall vol., "Surface," H. Bloomer IV

2015 - Santa Fean Now, Art Profile: Six Under Thirty-Six, A. Biggers

2014 - iPotter: The Art of contemporary American Pottery, K. Hluch (eBook)           

2014 - Ceramics Monthly, April, Exhibitions: Exposure

2014 - Five Lines: 2013-2014 Arrowmont AIR, Batchelder, Bloomer, Garceau, Locke, & Wood

2013 - 2014 Ceramic Arts Yearbook and Annual Buyers Guide

2013 - 500 Teapots Vol. 2, Lark Crafts

2013 - Ceramics Monthly, May, Exhibitions: Exposure

2011 - Ceramics Monthly, February, Exhibitions: Exposure

2010 - Beyond the Brickyard 2010 Exhibition Catalogue

2010 - North Texas Daily, Guild Members Learn from Each Other, Sell Creations

 

WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2008, 2010 – 2016 – NCECA

2014 - Allegheny Meadows, Clemson University, Clemson SC

2014 - Arrowmont Surface Forum, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2013 - Justin Rothshank, Arromwont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2013 - Jason Hess, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2013 - Sarah Jaeger, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

2012 – Chandra DeBuse, The Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

2012 – Heather Mae Erickson, Colorado Mountain College, Aspen CO

2012 – Forrest Leasch- Middleton, Collin College, Plano TX

2011 - Adam Field, Colorado Mountain College, Aspen CO

2011 – Brenda Lichman & Ted Adler, Collin College, Plano TX

2010 – Matt Long & Brad Schweigger, Collin College, Plano TX

2010 – Jeff Oestreich, Houston Craft Guild, Houston TX

2009 – Deborah Schwartzkopf, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg TN

1999, 2001, 2003, 2007-2011 – University of North Texas Ceramics Workshops: Ellen Shankin, Mike Webber, Chuck Hindes, David Dahlquest, Don Reitz, Tim Rowan, Bede Clarke, Ron Myers, Liz Lurrie, Claudia Reese, Simon Levin

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

College Arts Association (CAA), The National Council for the Education on Ceramic Arts (NCECA),

 

COLLECTIONS

Garth Clark & Mark Delvecchio Collection, NM

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, TN

the Rosenfeild Collection, TX

The Carbondale Clay Center, CO

University of North Texas TX

 

KILNS

I have assisted in or built the following kilns:

44 cubic foot forced air cross draft soda kiln, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg TX

20 cubic foot forced air down draft Soda Kiln, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

24 cubic foot down draft Soda Kiln, University of North Texas, Denton TX

32 cubic foot cross draft wood/gas with forced air, Salt kiln, University of North Texas, Denton TX

16 cubic foot Olson up draft gas kiln, University of North Texas, Denton TX

26 cubic foot Barrel Arch cross draft soda kiln, University of North Texas, Denton TX

44 cubic foot Barrel Arch cross draft wood kiln, University of North Texas, Denton TX

36 cubic foot Anagama, University of North Texas, Denton TX